Diana Nyad's team

Meet Diana Nyad's team

Originally Published: July 28, 2011
By Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie

It takes a village to support a swimmer across 103 miles -- a rotating crew of about 30 individuals ranging from shark divers to drivers to a single, sleepless navigator. No more than 10 will be on the main boat at any one time, though. On a recent training swim, espnW got a chance to ride along with the following half-dozen crew members.

Bonnie Stoll

The job: Head handler. Stoll is responsible for regulating Nyad's fuel and hydration, the application of Aquaphor ...

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